examination manager

It’s my pleasure to work with a well-qualified team, committed to treat every student with highest dedication and responsibility.As the Examinations division, we have the responsibility for making arrangements for the administration of examinations by providing other services related to examinations. With the immense support and collaborative effort of all the managers and teachers, I am sure that we would be able to guide students to reach their own pinnacle.

Iresha Witharanage
Examination Manager
iresha@esol.lk
0779 625 035
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Exam Coordinators

MAHARAGAMA

ransitha

STARTERS

Natasha hameed

natasha@esol.lk
ransitha

MOVERS

imali kularathna

imali@esol.lk
ransitha

FLYERS

dulishi samarawickrama

dulishi@esol.lk
ransitha

KET | PET | FCE

hashini wickramasinghe

hashini@esol.lk

BATTARAMULLA

ransitha

STARTERS | MOVERS | FLYERS

nirmani perera

nirmani@esol.lk
ransitha

KET | PET | FCE

paboda athapattu

paboda@esol.lk

MALABE

ransitha

STARTERS

Sumali Nayanathara

sumali@esol.lk
ransitha

MOVERS

Nipuni Dinushka

nipuni@esol.lk
ransitha

FLYERS

Nayomi Dharmarathne

nayomi@esol.lk
ransitha

KET | PET | FCE

Dinithi Matharaarachchi

dinithi@esol.lk

HANWELLA

ransitha

STARTERS

Nilakshika Ilangange

nilakshika@esol.lk
ransitha

MOVERS

Chalani Darshika

chalani@esol.lk
ransitha

FLYERS

Fathima Safna

safna@esol.lk
ransitha

KET | PET | FCE

Sachinthanee Priyanwada

sachinthanee@esol.lk

Paris

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Exam Name Location Date of written exam Speaking Test Window Registration Dates
YLE Colombo Saturday 26 March 2022 - 02 January to 16 January 2022
Saturday 18 June 2022 - 01 April to 18 April 2022
Saturday 17 September 2022 - 01 July to 15 July 2022
Saturday 19 November 2022 - 01 September to 15 September 2022
Saturday 26 November 2022 -
Exam Name Location Date of written exam Speaking Test Window Registration Dates
KET & PET Colombo Saturday 12 March 2022 04 March to 13 March 2022 02 January to 16 January 2022
Saturday 07 May 2022 29 April to 08 May 2022 01 March to 15 March 2022
Friday 02 December 2022 25 November to 04 December 2022 01 October to 15 October 2022
Exam Name Location Date of written exam Speaking Test Window Registration Dates
KET &
PET for schools
Colombo Saturday 19 March 2022 12 March to 21 March 2022 02 January to 16 January 2022
Saturday 14 May 2022 07 May to 16 May 2022 01 March to 15 March 2022
Saturday 10 December 2022 03 December to 12 December 2022 01 October to 15 October 2022
Exam Name Location Date of written exam Speaking Test Window Registration Dates
FCE Colombo Tuesday 07 June 2022 03 June to 12 June 2022 01 April to 18 April 2022
Tuesday 29 November 2022 25 November to 04 December 2022 01 October to 15 October 2022
Exam Name Location Date of written exam Speaking Test Window Registration Dates
FCE for school Colombo Saturday 21 May 2022 13 May to o 22 May 2022 01 March to 15 March 2022
Saturday 12 November 2022 04 November to 13 November 2022 01 September to 15 September 2022
 
Branch Examination Date Time
Maharagama Starter 16 February 2022 3.00 PM
1 March 2022 3.00 PM
 

I am both honoured and humbled to head a community of warm and friendly teachers, who not only offer the highest standards of education but have consistently delivered results over the past decade. Having developed a reputation for quality standards over the past 10 years, I wish to uphold this same standard for the years to come as well, in catering to our 3000+ students who hail from various walks of life. Upon stepping into our next decade of service excellence, I am confident that this is what will enable us to accomplish our vision of becoming a benchmark for educational institutes, within whole of Asia.

Student Registrations
 

Cambridge English Qualifications Registration Centre for the British Council

Students are able to directly register for the exam through ESOL College International.

BEFORE THE EXAMS START

  • - Take with you a pen, pencil, eraser, your passport/ID and your timetable
  • - Be at the exam venue at least 30 minutes before the start time
  • - Look at the exam signs and locate your designated exam room
  • - The supervisor will inform you when it is time to enter
  • - Keep your timetable handy
  • - Know your candidate number
  • - You will be placed in a specific exam room and desk based on your candidate number

UPON ENTERING THE ROOM

  • - Switch off your mobile phone, including any alarms/reminders.
  • - Switch off any other electronic devices, including alarms on your watch.
  • - Place mobile phones and other unauthorised items (books, bags, etc) in the area that your invigilator will specify.
  • - You may keep a bottle of water, but place it on the floor next to your desk, so as to avoid any accidents.
  • - After you are seated, the invigilator will ask to see your passport / ID and your timetable, in order to
     confirm that you are the indeed the correct candidate.
  • - The invigilator will distribute the question papers (and in some cases a separate answer sheet and / or rough paper)
  • - If the name printed on your question papers is not correct, please inform the invigilator immediately.
  • - The invigilator will give specific instructions for each paper. Please pay attention and ask the invigilator if you have any questions about the procedure.

WHEN THE EXAM STARTS

  • - Read the instructions on the front of the question paper (and the separate answer sheet if relevant).
  • - Do not to open the question papers until the invigilator tells you to do so.
  • - The invigilator will inform you about the duration of each paper. Make sure that you complete all tasks in the allocated
     time as you will not be allowed any extra time to transfer your answers.
  • - The invigilator will inform you if you need to use a pencil or a pen in order to complete your answers in each paper.
  • - Writing: please write within the grey lines in the spaces provided on the question paper. Use the blank pages to
     complete your rough work.
  • - Listening: The test is divided into sections, and the recording on the CD is complete in itself, with all
     necessary pauses and instructions to candidates.
  • - Each part will be heard twice. You will be given time to transfer your answers and the CD will
     inform you when the test is finished.
  • - You must not talk, copy, keep or use unauthorised items (such as mobile phones) because you risk being disqualified.
  • - If you wish to go to the toilet, an invigilator must accompany you for security reasons.
  • - Please raise your hand. No extra time will be given for a toilet break.
  • - The invigilator will remind you when you reach the last 10 and 5 minutes before the end of the written papers.

AFTER THE EXAMS

Before leaving the room, make sure that you take with you all your personal belongings.

Make sure that you keep a copy of your timetable. You will be able to access your results with the codes available on your timetable.

REPORTING OF INCIDENTS

If something happens during the exam that may have affected your performance (e.g. if you were ill during the test or if a loud noise affected your Listening test) you must inform the centre Supervisor / Invigilator immediately.

During the speaking exams

  • - Take your admission and your passport/ID (For KET, PET and FCE students only) with you.
  • - Be at the exam venue at least 20 minutes before the scheduled start time
  • - Look at the exam signs and locate the speaking exams area.
  • - The coordinator will check your admission or IDs against the attendance register. Once this is checked, you
     must remain in the designated speaking exams area until your test.
  • - While you are waiting to be examined, please keep quiet so as to avoid disrupting the exams of other candidates.
  • - If there is an error in the spelling of your name, please inform the co-ordinator and he will make a note of the correction.
  • - Switch of your mobile phone (and other electronic devices). Place your belongings in the area designated by your co-ordinator.
  • - The speaking tests are in pair format. The invigilator will specify which of the other candidates will be
     paired with you, in accordance with the timetable.
  • - In case of absences, the pairs will be re-arranged in order to avoid delays.
  • - You will be given a personalised mark sheet; do not fold, crease or write on it. You must hand it to the
     examiner when you enter the room.
  • - Where there is an uneven number, the last candidates taking the test will form a group of three. The exams cannot
     be conducted with a single candidate.

ID, PASSPORT OR POSTAL ID

Test day ID, passport or postal ID is mandatory for KET, PET and FCE exams.

All candidates, or a parent/guardian if the candidate is under the age of 18, must sign the relevant consent form.



course
 

Cambridge English Qualifications registration centre for the British Council

CAMBRIDGE ASSESSMENT ENGLISH designed to assess the English language skills of children, the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) qualifications are available at three assessment levels (Pre A1 Starters, A1 Movers and A2 Flyers) that encourage children (aged between 4 to 12) to work through by monitoring their progress.

 

Starters (Pre A1)

Cambridge Starters is the first of three Cambridge English Young Learners exams (YLE) for children between the ages of six and twelve. These qualifications will encourage your child to learn English from an early age and create a positive attitude to language qualifications.

Eligibility

Children who take the qualification are usually between the ages of six and eight, and are studying Grade 1 to Grade 3 in Sri Lanka. In the qualification your child will need to: recognize colours in English answer very simple questions about themselves write short one-word answers to basic questions.

Significance

There is no pass or fail for the qualification. Your child can get a maximum of five shields for each part of the qualification. The number of shields they are awarded for each part will be shown on their certificate. They will receive the certificate about six to eight weeks after taking the qualification.

  • Reading and Writing – 20 minutes (Maximum five shields)
  • Listening - 20 minutes (Maximum five shields)
  • Speaking - 3-5 minutes (Maximum five shields)


Movers (A1)

Cambridge Movers is the second of three Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) qualifications for children between the ages of six and twelve. This qualification will encourage your child to communicate in real-life situations in English and create a positive attitude to language qualifications.

Level of qualification: Beginner = A1 on the Common European Framework

Eligibility

Children who take the qualification are usually between the ages of eight and ten, and are studying Grade 3 to Grade 5 in Sri Lanka.

In the qualification your child will need to:

  • understand basic instructions in English
  • fill out a simple form or respond to questions about themselves
  • answer questions and write down simple facts (such as days of the week, times or names) they hear or read in a children’s story.

Significance

There is no pass or fail for the qualification. Your child can get a maximum of five shields for each part of the qualification. The number of shields they are awarded for each part will be shown on their certificate. They will receive the certificate about six to eight weeks after taking the qualification.

  • Reading and Writing – 30 minutes (Maximum five shields)
  • Listening - 25 minutes (Maximum five shields)
  • Speaking - 5-7 minutes (Maximum five shields)


Flyers (A2)

Cambridge Flyers is the highest of three Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) qualifications for children between the ages of four and twelve. This qualification shows that your child can understand simple English in everyday situations and can communicate in basic English.

Level of qualification: Elementary = A2 on the Common European Framework

Eligibility

Children who take the qualification are usually between the ages of ten and twelve, and are studying grade 5 to grade 6 in Sri Lanka.

In the qualification your child will need to:

  • explain the differences between two stories or pictures
  • write or tell a short story in English
  • ask questions and use the past tense

Significance

There is no pass or fail for the qualification. Your child can get a maximum of five shields for each part of the qualification. The number of shields they are awarded for each part will be shown on their certificate. They will receive their certificate about six to eight after taking the qualification.

  • Reading and Writing – 40 minutes (Maximum five shields)
  • Listening - 25 minutes (Maximum five shields)
  • Speaking - 7-9 minutes (Maximum five shields)


Cambridge Key

Cambridge Key, also known as the Key English Test (KET), is the lowest level General English exam in the Cambridge English range. It shows that you can communicate in basic English in everyday situations.

Cambridge English: A2 Key for Schools (KETfS) is at the same level as Cambridge English: A2 Key and leads to exactly the same internationally accepted certificate. The only difference is that the exam content is targeted at the interests and experiences of schoolchildren.

Level of qualification: Elementary = A2 on the Common European Framework

Eligibility

You should take the KET if you have done more than 250 hours of study or practice and can speak, write and understand basic English. This exam is the first step in building your English language skills for work or study in the future.

To take the exam you should be able to:

  • ask and answer questions about yourself and others
  • understand announcements and instructions when people speak slowly and clearly
  • tell people what you think about something you read or hear

Significance

There are three parts to the exam. You do the Reading and Writing and the Listening papers on the same day. You may need to return to do the Speaking on a different day. You do the Speaking with two examiners and one other exam candidate.

  • Reading and Writing – 1 hour and 10 minutes (50%)
  • Listening - 30 minutes (25%)
  • Speaking - 8-10 minutes (25%)

Cambridge Preliminary

Cambridge Preliminary is also known as the Preliminary English Test (PET) and Preliminary English Test for Schools (PETfS). This exam shows that you can communicate in English in practical, everyday situations. It will give you a good foundation if you want to study for a professional English qualification.

Level of qualification: Intermediate = B1 on the Common European Framework.

Eligibility

Studying for the PET exam will improve your English so that you can communicate when travelling or dealing with English speakers for work.

To take the exam you should be able to:

  • express your likes and dislikes, and discuss them with others
  • understand spoken and written announcements and instructions
  • write a personal letter or take notes from a meeting or discussion

Significance

There are three parts to the exam. You do the Reading and Writing and the Listening papers on the same day. You may need to return to do the Speaking on a different day. You do the Speaking with two examiners and one other exam candidate.

  • Reading and Writing – 1 hour and 30 minutes (50%)
  • Listening - 30 minutes (25%)
  • Speaking - 10-12 minutes (25%)

Cambridge First

Cambridge First is also called the First Certificate in English (FCE) and First Certificate in English for Schools (FCEfS). This general English qualification proves that you can speak and write English well enough to work or study in an English-speaking environment.

Level of qualification: Upper intermediate = B2 on the Common European Framework

Eligibility

You should study for the FCE if you want to work in an English-speaking business, live in an English-speaking country or study a foundation-level or pre-university course taught in English.

To take the exam you should be able to:

  • Write short reports and emails
  • Explain an idea or have a detailed discussion in English
  • Understand general English on TV and in newspapers

Significance

There are five parts to the FCE exam. You will complete papers Reading, Writing, Use of English and Listening on the same day. The Speaking may be on a different day. You do the speaking with two examiners and one other candidate.

  • Reading and Use of English – 1 hour and 15 minutes (40%)
  • Writing - 1 hour and 20 minutes (20%)
  • Listening - 40 minutes (20%)
  • Speaking - 14 minutes (20%)


 

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